Stocks close higher thanks to oil, Apple bounce

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) U.S. stocks closed higher Thursday, off session highs as a bounce in oil and major stocks failed to completely offset increased uncertainty heading into the Federal Reserve's more…

75% of households on welfare legal immigrants

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NATIONAL REVIEW) Two new reports from the Center for Immigration Studies show very high rates of welfare use by immigrants. The first, released last week, looked at all more…

Justice Dept. now targeting corporate execs

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) WASHINGTON — Stung by years of criticism that it has coddled Wall Street criminals, the Justice Department issued new policies on Wednesday that prioritize the more…

Al-Qaida kill list names Koch Brothers, Bloomberg

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2411215" align="aligncenter" width="601"] Bill Gates[/caption] A new terror threat from al-Qaida is urging lone wolf attacks on notable U.S. business leaders, including Bill Gates and Michael Bloomberg. more…

Is your tea from the land of the free?

by Roger Simmermaker -- It's no secret. I like tea. I never could cozy up to coffee since I never could quite acquire the taste, so I drink tea. I also like more…

Job openings surge, but hiring slows

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. companies are advertising a lot more jobs. But when it comes to filling them, many remain cautious. Job openings soared 8 percent to 5.75 more…

Stocks plunge 239 despite global rally

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent lower Wednesday, weighed by declines in oil prices and failing to extend a rally in global markets despite talk more…